0.35: Willow + The Use of Magic


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In today's episode we have a more in-depth conversation with Natalie Muskin-Press, taking a deeper look at Willow’s arc with her use of magic in this season. Natalie is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor who has been working in Higher Education for the last 10 years. Prior to that she spent 3 years working in the community providing Intensive OutPatient Treatment to adults and adolescents and running a residential Recovery Home for women. Her work centers on harm reduction with a focus on prevention, intervention, and education.

This episode will contain spoilers through the end of Season 7 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and will also include conversations on themes of substance use, the prison industrial complex, sex work, and mental health.

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Natalie Muskin-Press: @mzbitca
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National Harm Reduction Coalition: https://harmreduction.org/

Drug Policy Alliance: https://drugpolicy.org/

Unbroken Brain by Maia Szalavitz: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25663669-unbroken-brain?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=dJ1PyVy1xN&rank=1

North America Syringe Exchange Network: https://www.nasen.org/map/

The Chicago Recovery Alliance: https://anypositivechange.org/

Self-Management and Recovery Training: https://www.smartrecovery.org/community/

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